I heart lace…

Truthfully, I think I prefer cables to lace, but I surprised myself this week by picking out a lace pattern and figuring it out on my own!

I’ve been intending to give lace a shot for a couple of months now, and the eyelet hearts that were Vogue’s Stitch of the Week pattern last week were so sweet and innocent-looking, I thought to myself, “Why not try to knit a few hearts for Valentine’s Day?” Four tries later, I have a soft scrap of Comfy fabric that’s about 2 1/2 by 6 inches with three little hearts on it. And I’m so excited about it!!!! I don’t think I’d be any happier if I’d managed a whole sweater!

Now what do you do with a piece of knitting 1 1/2″ by 6″? Frame it? Use it as a bookmark? Knit another one and stitch them together to make a dishcloth? Any ideas?

PS- Happy Valentine’s Day! <